MILES TO GO: ONLINE REVIEWS CAN SAY MORE ABOUT PEOPLE THAN PRODUCTS

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I spent waaay too much time the other night deciding how many stars to award a product I had bought online a month or so earlier. I...

KEYS HISTORY: LIEUTENANT DECLARES U.S. POSSESSION OF KEY WEST SOME 200 YEARS AGO

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When East Florida and West Florida were still Spanish territories, they were wild, sparsely-populated frontiers.  The Spanish had established two ports. On the Atlantic coast, there was the...

JOHN BARTUS: NEW YEAR’S PREDICTIONS, PART 1

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The New Year is upon us, and — Big Surprise — the coronavirus is still with us! What we thought we were leaving behind in 2020 is...

DESERT ISLAND: BALLAST KEY IS A SANCTUARY WORTH SAVING

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If I want to cut to the chase when telling someone about Ballast Key, I drop the fact that it was once on the market for $15.8...

WILD THINGS: DOWN THE RABBIT HOLE WITH AGED COCKATOOS & ALBATROSSES

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I went down a weird internet rabbit hole the other day, trying to ascertain whether a certain Australian cockatoo was dead or alive. The sulphur-crested cockatoo in...

AN A & B STORY: FAMILY LEAVES MARK ON THE ISLAND CHAIN

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This column appears weekly because the Florida Keys have more to offer than great fishing and diving, fantastic weather, spectacular sunsets and world-famous drinking establishments.  Monroe County and...

JOHN WOLTZ: HOLIDAY ANXIETY

I am way behind in submitting an article. I realize that. Here’s my excuse: over the last five weeks, we have had all three (adult) kids visit...

OPINION: LET’S ALL DO OUR PART FOR A BETTER 2022

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“Good Lord, how many times have I typed the words “cruise ships” and “COVID” in the past year?” I was talking to myself while scrolling through the past...

IN PICTURES: MHS BOYS BASKETBALL BATTLES BOCA RATON

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Marathon boys basketball played host to the Boca Raton Bobcats on Dec. 10. The Bobcats came out fast and stayed out front of the Dolphins to hand...

IN PICTURES: MHS STUDENTS SHOW OFF ART, MUSICAL TALENT IN WINTER CONCERT

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Marathon’s musical middle and high school students showcased their talent on Dec. 7 at MMHS’s 2021 Winter Music Concert, directed by Spencer Oyster. The audience was treated...